Bill Clinton:  British diplomat Jonathan Powell conceded years later that the president’s  decision to grant Adams a visa-waiver in 1994 was the right thing to do. Photograph: Getty Images

Gerry Adams arrived at Kennedy Airport in New York at 4.30pm on Monday, January 31st, 1994, on Aer Lingus flight 105 from Dublin. Previously denied ac(...)

Demonstrators hold signs protesting against Donald Trump, presumptive Republican US presidential nominee, during a meeting he was having with US House Speaker Paul Ryan  at the Republican National Committee  headquarters in Washington DC, on Thursday, May 12th, 2016. Photograph: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and the Speaker of the US House of Representatives Paul Ryan put up a united front after a hi(...)

Irish Nurses Organisation (INO) general secretary Liam Doran. The proposed deal requires both sides to come back within a month to see if the new measures are working.

The executive of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation will meet later on Monday to consider new proposals aimed at averting a planned strike in (...)